Reviews of Cornerstone Guesthouse
Wildlife sightings and reviews
225 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Cornerstone Guesthouse and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Good place to stay in Swakopmund"
Our room was very comfortable, and breakfast in the morning was very good. The owners were assiduous in ensuring we had everything we needed, and made restaurant reservations on our behalf - they even provided a mobile phone pre-programmed with their contact numbers." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
"Very comfortable, good service at Cornerstone"
An excellent place to stay as a stop over or several nights conveniently situated close to the town centre but quiet." See all these reviews: 28n in Namibia; 5n in South Africa
"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"
We were less enthused about Swakopmund, maybe because it was cold and foggy while we were there.
Pelican Point kayaking
This was an incredible experience. I have paddled with sea lion pups before, but never in these numbers. The water was boiling with all the pups swimming and jumping beside us. I had a wide grin for the entire 2 hours of paddling!" See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia; 4n in Botswana; 3n in Zimbabwe
"Cornerstone Guesthouse was fantastic"
She answered all my dumb questions, was always pleasant, and called various restaurants and activities for us. We only ate breakfast there which was good as were the rooms.
Would definitely return." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 8n in Zambia
"Comfortable guesthouse, convenient location"
The couple who owned and run the guesthouse couldn't have been more anxious to please.
Great food and good local advice." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
"Perfect base for Swakop"
Fantastic service - within 5 minutes of arriving we were checked in, and restaurants booked for us. They even gave us a mobile phone for the duration of our stay, programmed with contact numbers for assistance. Rooms are bright, comfortable and clean. Breakfast very good too." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"
Very helpful suggesting restaurants and making bookings.
Excellent breakfasts." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
"Delightful Cornerstone Guesthouse"
The rooms are well-appointed and comfortable. Each room has a verandah overlooking well-kept gardens, ideal for a drink before dinner." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
"Comfortable and convenient"
Worth noting that the jetty has been renovated and The Jetty restaurant is very good (at least as good as The Tug which is mentioned in all guidebooks). The Swakopmund museum is worth visiting even though it is quite old fashioned in its style. Overall, in the post-Xmas season, everywhere was very quiet.
The boat trip out from Walvis Bay was well worth taking, as aside from the seals, pelicans and cormorants that join passengers on the boat, the crew (with a woman skipper) talked knowledgeably about the Chinese investment in the port facilities and the related infrastructure. In the afternoon, using the same company (Mola Mola) we went on a land rover trip out to Sandwich Harbour, previously a large fresh water lagoon but now lost to coastal erosion. Again a very knowledgeable guide, who had lived and worked in the dunes for years, and was able to show us the insect and small mammal/reptile life, as well as the inevitable dramatic dune driving." See all these reviews: 28n in Namibia
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